Ruling Favors One of "Fairbanks 4"

Apr 25, 2013

The Alaska Supreme Court has issued a ruling that could lead to a new trial for one of the Fairbanks 4.  The high court turned down a state appeal of an earlier decision allowing Eugene Vent a hearing to argue his attorney did not adequately represent him during his murder trial. Vent and 3 other local men are serving multi decade prison sentences for the 1997 beating death of Fairbanks teenager John Hartman on a downtown street.  KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

Eugene Vent
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